SNIPEF secures CSIC grant funding to work with The University of Edinburgh and Energy Saving Trust to research barriers in the ‘green’ supply chain

The Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation has once again demonstrated its commitment to innovation by securing valuable funding for research into the way the industry progresses towards a net zero society. SNIPEF has accessed funding through the Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CSIC) and will act as lead partner, with The University of Edinburgh Continue Reading

The Eco-Friendly Forklifts You Need to Lower Your Carbon Footprint

Forklifts are essential for ensuring warehouse operations run as smoothly as possible at all times, but not all of them are kind to the environment. Diesel machines are particularly unforgiving in this sense due to their high, harmful emission levels. Although, as advancements in technology continue, it’s never been easier Continue Reading

FCC Environment appoints Complete Weed Control to manage and maintain the environment around five of its Scottish waste recycling plants

Complete Weed Control, the Carluke-based ground maintenance specialist business, has been appointed to play a vital role in managing one of the UK’s leading waste and resource management company’s habitat management plans.  FCC Environment operates a UK-wide range of waste management sites including material recycling facilities (MRF), energy from waste Continue Reading

Brush up your environmental knowledge with HBK’s spring webinars

HBK’s free online courses available now UK, February 2021 HBK’s free, online training sessions, run by its technical experts, cover a variety of topics – from general acoustic, environmental and occupational noise to more specialised product training. During this month, attendees can join an introductory session to the company’s Measurement Partner Continue Reading

The Extra Green Mile – Aggregate Industries Completes UK’s First Carbon Neutral Pavement Scheme

?        Innovative asphalt recycling generates landmark 43% carbon reductions on UK’s first carbon neutral pavement scheme ?        Aggregate Industries team recommended an innovative Foamix approach to A590 M6 J36 to Brettarg Holt resurfacing project ?        Scheme also used the recently launched SuperLow range of asphalts – the only Carbon Neutral asphalt available in Continue Reading

New energy platform set to revolutionise metering and billing of heat networks

A new smart energy app and portal that gives heat network customers greater control of their energy consumption and spend has today been launched by Vital Energi, helping service operators at one pilot project to reduce debt by 12.5% in under 6 months. Named Glass, the software gives heat network users Continue Reading

Aggregate Industries strengthens asphalt offering with quartet of new products

Leading construction materials supplier Aggregate Industries has today launched four new products, further bolstering its asphalt offering. The four asphalts – SuperLayer®, SuperPath, SuperSAMI and SuperCurve® – will give specifiers even more scope to find the perfect solution for their specific requirements. SuperLayer SuperLayer is a specially designed asphalt mix Continue Reading